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Marella Explorer 2 – Trimline delivers its largest cruise ship refurbishment to date

The recent transformation of Golden Era into Marella Explorer 2 was the equivalent of four refits in one for Trimline, making it our largest cruise ship refit to date.

This was the latest in a line of successful interior rebrands carried out by Trimline for Marella Cruises, including Marella Explorer the year before and Marella Discovery and Marella Discovery 2 prior to that.

Brief

The recent transformation of Golden Era into Marella Explorer 2 was the equivalent of four refits in one for Trimline, making it our largest cruise ship refit to date. This was the latest in a line of successful interior rebrands carried out by Trimline for Marella, including Marella Explorer the year before and Marella Discovery and Marella Discovery 2 prior to that.

As Trimline has unrivalled knowledge of the brand, Marella trust us to deliver a quality refit on time and to budget. As the main interior outfitter onboard, we were responsible for the majority of the public spaces.

Outcome

As the main interior outfitter onboard, Trimline was responsible for the majority of the public spaces including, INDIGO, THE MARKETPLACE, COFFEE PORT, SQUID & ANCHOR, BROADWAY & BROADWAY BAR and LATITUDE/VISTA.

In order to ensure success of this large-scale refit, Trimline had a structured management team onsite in Cadiz for the duration of the project, as well as being supported by the team back in the UK.

With any refit, logistics and quality sub-contractors is key, so Trimline’s team included onboard and quayside logistics managers together with 300 tradespeople, all working together to deliver the high-quality finish Trimline is renowned for.

The sheer scale of this project meant that meticulous planning was crucial. Each team was responsible for their key area of the refit and worked closely with their trades to ensure the refit was completed on time, on budget and to the clients’ satisfaction.

Customer Testimonial
  • We are delighted with the results of this project. Trimline has a proven track record in delivering high spec interiors for us and have met the brief again with this mammoth refit. The transformation of the public spaces is remarkable, and we are looking forward to welcoming passengers on board to enjoy the results. We are sure they will respond positively and can’t wait to see what they think when they take to the seas for the new season of sailing.”
    Head of Technical Operations at Marella Cruises, Nick Hughes

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